Title from title page on leaf A1 recto; place and printer's name from Incunabula short title catalogue.
Date of printing from colophon (F6 recto): Esopus fabulator p[re]clarissimus cum suis moralizationib[us] ad nostri instruct[i]o[n]em pulcherrime appositis Impressus anno salutis nostre M cccc.xcij. tercio kalendas Octobris.
Fables of Aesop in the Latin metrical version called 'Aesopus moralisatus (cum commento: Graecia disciplinarum ...)' by the Anonymous Neveleti (Gualtherus Anglicus?).
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, I, 277
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, 410
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, A135
Incunabula short title catalogue, ia00135000
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.406.16 rubricated in red throughout.
PROVENANCE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.406.16 with an early/contemporary title page inscription: "Magister Walterus burley. De vita et moribus philosphorum. Marcus tullius cicero. Ad filium. De officiis. In tribus libris." Ownership note in the same hand of the Canons Regular of the Holy Cross in Helenensberg, near Welschbillig: "Codex fratrum sancte crucis montis sancte helene prope castrum welschbilch Treueren Diocesis." Inscription of one "Iohannes Romanus." Early/contemporary marginalia. Purchased in September, 1971, from William Salloch (Acc.71-654). Former call number Q.492.Ae8E.
BINDING: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.406.16 bound in later sheepskin.
no page numbers. some tight margins
Walter, of England, Archbishop of Palermo, fl. 1177